A quick note: You can register your children for Sunday School online now; go to this page for a form-fillable PDF, or you can print this form here… Read more “We look forward to welcoming you back to church on Sunday, September 8, at 10 am!”
School’s out, so the summer hours will be shifting! Our reduced summer schedule of Mondays & Tuesdays from 9-2 begins in July. The office will be closed… Read more “Summer Office Hours!”
Click here to learn more and order tickets! You can find out more information about this interfaith initiative of Refugee Immigration Ministry here.
It’s coming up, this Saturday from 9-1! We hope you’ll join us….
Please join us for a musical meditation on the Seven Last Words of Christ on Maundy Thursday evening, April 18 at 7 pm to be held at… Read more “Maundy Thursday Service Thursday, April 18, 7 pm at First Congregational Church of Melrose”
Halloween has changed over the years, I think. When I was growing up it was pretty tame holiday with games and fun, benign costumes like bedsheet ghosts… Read more “Halloween”
What Do You Believe? “There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.”—Dame Freya Stark I love this… Read more “What Do You Believe?”
Are you an evangelist? (I can almost hear your answer!) “Of course not! I’ve seen evangelists on TV and I want no part of them! That’s not… Read more “Me? An Evangelist? Nah!”
What gets you up in the morning? Maybe you need to get to work or to school. Maybe you have an appointment. Maybe you have responsibilities to… Read more “A Better You”
With so many newer people in our church, I feel it is important to not only maintain a focus on crafting a dynamic future for First Congregational… Read more “How It All Started”
It is the middle of the night and you are wide awake. You are worried about this or that. You are remembering the day just past and… Read more “Who is Your 2:00 a.m. Friend?”
“Jesus was not killed by atheism or anarchy. He was brought down by law and order mixed with religion—which is always a deadly mix. Beware of those… Read more “It Starts with Kindness”